3 Replies Latest reply on Nov 3, 2009 2:36 PM by Harm Millaard

    Finally, after 3 mb's, 2 psu's, 2 sets of ram and 2 cpu's - the system is up!


      Hi all,


      After almost two months of waiting for rma'd replacement parts, my new NLE is finally up and running!


      As it turned out, it was the new processor that went bad - all along. But i feel i need to correct some of my incorrect assumptions in my previous posts regarding the problems getting my new system to work.


      My original original problems with the P6T - post http://forums.adobe.com/thread/494850?tstart=30 - indicated a bad interrupt controller, unfortunetly, i failed to realize that the hardware diagnosis pointed to the processor. Then i replaced the P6T with two GIGABYTE GA-EX58-UD5's - post  http://forums.adobe.com/thread/504671?tstart=30.  So, i spent the next two months suffering through constant power cycling and replacing every part until i was left with the processor as the only part that was not replaced.


      While there are users out there that had and are having the same symptoms i had with the ASUS P6T and the GIGABYTE GA-EX58-UD5, in my case, the actual cause was different and not a problem with the motherboards. I did have a few bad sticks of bad ram that caused the mb to not post as well.


      Had i properly deduced that the processor was the problem, as the initial hardware diagnosis indicated, i could of saved two months worth of headaches.


      Anyway.... I now have the following stable working system:


      processor: i7 920

      motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-EX58-UD5

      ram: 12gb of Crucial DDR3 1333

      graphics: GeForce 9500 GT

      psu: PCP&C 910 watt

      and lots of hard drives.